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Thursday Thoughts: The Sweet Spot

by Lesley on November 29, 2012 · 1 comment

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Tweet There’s a sweet spot we need to find every day between idolizing adventure and idolizing comfort. In our experience, part of hitting that sweet spot comes from actively noticing what God is doing in your present reality. Phrases like “I will tell of God’s wonderful acts” are used at least sixteen times in the […]

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Thursday Thoughts: Slow living

by Lesley on September 20, 2012 · 3 comments

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Tweet   “It takes a full twenty minutes after your stomach is full for your brain to register satiation. How long does it take your soul to realize that your life is full? The slower the living, the greater the sense of fullness and satisfaction.” …And this one is soooo good too!… “Prayer without ceasing […]

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Tweet “All her instinct as a woman—the eternal nourisher of children, of men, of society—demands that she give. Her time, her energy, her creativeness drain out into these channels if there is any chance, any leak. Traditionally we are taught, and instinctively we long, to give where it is needed and immediately. Eternally, woman spills […]

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Thursday Thoughts: Appreciation

by Lesley on September 6, 2012 · 2 comments

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Tweet “This is the gift–to have the wonderful capacity to appreciate again and again, freshly and naively, the basic goods of life, with awe, pleasure, wonder and even ecstasy.” –Abraham Maslow Jonathan’s scan came back clean, clean, clean! We got the news yesterday around 2:00pm which is the fastest turnaround we could have hoped for. […]

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TweetWhen a personal relationship is causing you stress, be aware of your feelings and communicate them instead of building a case against the other person. For example, you don’t need to list the seven things the person did that you didn’t like, including the time he yelled at the flight attendant, yawned while you were […]

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